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Treasury Vacancy N.N. 10716798
Australian Bureau of Statistics Closing date: Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Job Title: Operations and Project Supervisor
Division: Census and Statistical Network Services Division
Branch: National Data Acquisition Centre
Section: Various
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $70,160 - $78,808
Location: Geelong - VIC
Classification: APS Level 5
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 17/GEE5

Job Description


The National Data Acquisition Centre (NDAC), based in Geelong, manages survey contact activities, both business and household, and is responsible for the ongoing development of future ABS survey instruments, processes and data provider management strategies.

We are seeking motivated, adaptable people who possess a flexible approach to problem solving and an ability to use their initiative. Previous experience working in a fast paced operationally focused work area is desirable.

Permanent and temporary employment opportunities will be offered depending on business need, and the skills, experience and qualifications of successful applicants. Temporary roles may be offered for an initial period of up to 18 months, with the possibility of further extension.

Roles are available at the APS 5 Level in the following NDAC business streams:

• Planning and Engagement stream: Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate good project management, coordination, planning and reporting practices.

• Operational Management stream: Assist in managing day to day operations, data provider management and Interviewer workforce planning to ensure consistent, high quality, cost effective and timely collection of ABS data.

We are looking for people from diverse academic and work backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

For further information about the role and how to apply, please refer to the Applicant Information Kit on ABS Careers.



To be eligible for engagement to the Australian Public Service (APS), candidates must be Australian Citizens.

If you are identified as the preferred applicant for a job, you will be required to undergo a number of pre-employment checks, which may include a police records check and health clearance.


Whilst this position currently does not require the occupant to have a security clearance, it may at some time in the future and to continue performing those duties you must be prepared to obtain a security clearance at that time.

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

Non-ongoing roles may be offered for an initial period of up to 18 months, with the possibility of further extension.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

About Australian Bureau of Statistics 

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is Australia’s national statistical agency, providing trusted official statistics on a wide range of economic, social, population and environmental matters of importance to Australia.

The ABS also has an important leadership role, coordinating statistical activities and collaborating with official bodies in the collection, compilation, analysis and distribution of statistics, such as the Department of Health, Department of Industry, as well as national statistical offices in Timor Leste, Fiji and Indonesia. This assists in maximising the value of government investment on these activities, and ensures outputs are fit-for-purpose.

The ABS operates in a dynamic and progressive environment and houses permanent offices in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Darwin and Geelong. We also have a number of field staff working across all parts of Australia. We encourage and value a diverse workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

To find out more visit 'Careers' on our website at .

To Apply

Position Contact: Chris Lucas, 02 6252 5759
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS48-Thu - 30 Nov 2017 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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